#14 Rougnecks Take Down #11 Lakers, Win 27-16
The University of Findlay wrestling team, ranked 14th in the country, came away with a 27-16 win over #11 Mercyhurst College on Friday, Feb. 10 in Croy Gymnasium.
Sixth-ranked Ben Sergent got the Roughnecks off to a good start with a 15-1 win over T.J. Stanton in the 125-pound weight class.
After a few wins for the Lakers, Jeremy Espinoza captured a 7-3 victory against Michael Griffith in the 149-pound weight class.
Trailing 12-7 after the 157 pounders, Mason True came away with a 12-1 win over Adam Lamancusa in the 165-pound bracket before second-ranked Michael Lybarger earned a 12-3 win over August Mizia at 174.
Lybarger's victory gives him 109 during his career, the fifth best total ever at UF.
Leading 15-12, sixth-ranked Adam Walters scored a pin against Patrick Leahy in 6:00 during the 184-pound bout.
After a win from the Lakers, heavyweight Andrew Tumlin sealed the deal with a pin over fourth-ranked Fred Hale in 5:50.
#14 Findlay 27, #11 Mercyhurst 16
125 - #6 Ben Sergent (UF) maj. dec. T.J. Stanton (MC), 15-1
133 - Kody Young (MC) fall Nick Wiesjahn (UF), 2:00
141 - Jeremy Landowski (MC) dec. Chris Andrews (UF), 4-0
149 - Jeremy Espinoza (UF) dec. Michael Griffith (MC), 7-3
157 - Tony D'Urso (MC) dec. Alex Betts (UF), 5-1
165 - Mason True (UF) maj. dec. Adam Lamancusa (MC), 12-1
174 - #2 Michael Lybarger (UF) maj. dec. August Mizia (MC), 12-3
184 - #6 Adam Walters (UF) fall Patrick Leahy (MC), 6:00
197 - Michael Pollard (MC) maj. dec. Ashton Brown (UF), 13-0
285 - Andrew Tumlin (UF) fall #4 Fred Hale (MC), 5:50
The Roughnecks will hit the mat again tomorrow against the University of Indianapolis. The match is scheduled to begin at noon in Indianapolis, Indiana.